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Mastering The Cisco Business Architecture Discipline

  • Tuition USD $2,495 GSA  $2,136.78
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4749 Ratings
  • Course Code CBAD-M
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

As businesses undertake a digital transformation, working towards a journey to deliver on the promises of the digital business roadmap, it is incumbent upon the technology partners to suitably deliver value above and beyond the technology components. The Cisco Business Outcomes sales approach is now evolving into a Business Architecture lead process, expanding the scope, and increasing the role of the Cisco Business Architect in the process. Managing the Cisco Business Architecture Discipline is a 3 day ILT, that builds upon the skills, methodologies, and frameworks from the Cisco Business Architecture Specialist program. Heavily weighted to practical application of the Business Led consultative sales processes, the student will gain valuable, practical experience in the tools of the Business Architect.

Skills Gained

  • Evaluate customer maturity for a Business Architecture engagement
  • Construct a current state business model using the Business Model Canvas
  • Evaluate a capability maturity model
  • Construct a current state customer journey map
  • Construct a business roadmap for implementing new capabilities and solutions
  • Proficiency in advanced tools and techniques

Who Can Benefit

  • CSE, CSA, Business Architect, Enterprise Architect, Cisco Business Architect

Prerequisites

  • Adopting The Cisco Business Architecture Approach (DTBAA)
  • Applying Cisco Business Architecture Discipline (DTBAS)
  • Demonstrated Consulting skills
  • Solid knowledge of business metrics and financial accounting terminology
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks
  • Certification Exam: 840-450

Course Details

Outline: Mastering The Cisco Business Architecture Discipline (DTBAD)

Module 1: Mastering the Cisco Business Architecture Discipline

  • Practicing the role of business architect
  • Defining the current state business model
  • Engaging with business leaders and stakeholders
  • Identifying business possibilities and opportunities
  • Defining business capabilities and business solutions
  • Creating the business proposal
  • Business architecture realization
  • Building a business architecture practice
  • Next steps

Module 2: HES Case Study

  • Account and brief background
  • Customer meeting information
  • Corporate investor presentation
  • Strategic IT roadmap

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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